Venice Film Festival 2012

The Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement has been awarded to Italian director and screenwriter Francesco Rosi. The award will be presented on 31st August, on the occasion of the screening of the restored copy of Rosi’s masterpiece, Il caso Mattei (The Mattei Affair, 1972).
The 69th Venice International Film Festival will run 29th August to 8th September, directed by Alberto Barbera. New features of the next edition include a new foyer of the Palazzo del Cinema; the Venice Film Market, a new service that will join the Industry Office; and Biennale College – Cinema, a workshop open to young filmmakers for the production of low-budget films.
We look forward to sharing more news about the festival over the coming months..stay tuned! Venice Biennale 2012